Swiss Court asks if Beckenbauer fit to face trial

2019-10-22 19:17

A Swiss court has asked for a report on Franz Beckenbauer's health, to determine whether to pursue a case against himi n Germany's bid for the 2006 World Cup.

Beckenbauer before Swiss prosecutors in corruption probe

2017-03-23 19:58

German football legend Franz Beckenbauer appeared before Swiss prosecutors as part of a corruption probe into the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany.

Beckenbauer 'paid millions' as SWC 2006 chair

2016-09-14 16:09

Lawyers for Franz Beckenbauer have rejected claims he was paid millions as chairperson of Germany's World Cup organising committee.

Beckenbauer faces criminal charges

2016-09-01 15:11

Swiss federal prosecutors have opened an investigation into German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer.

FIFA open ethics probe into 2006 World Cup bidding

2016-03-22 19:35

FIFA have launched an investigation targeting six people over their roles in the bidding process for the 2006 World Cup.

German FA launch lawsuit against Beckenbauer, FIFA

2016-02-06 11:52

German football chiefs have launched a lawsuit involving Franz Beckenbauer and FIFA as part of the 2006 World Cup scandal.

Becker backs Beckenbauer in SWC graft row

2015-11-13 19:49

Boris Becker is backing Franz Beckenbauer who is under pressure over corruption allegations surrounding Germany's hosting of the 2006 SWC.

Pressure grows on Beckenbauer

2015-11-10 14:50

The pressure is growing on Franz Beckenbauer to speak on corruption allegations linked to 2006 SWC which was held in Germany.

Beckenbauer admits 'mistake' in WC bid

2015-10-26 20:44

Franz Beckenbauer has denied that any votes were bought to allow Germany to host the 2006 World Cup,

The full FIFA rap sheet

2015-10-22 10:18

In the history of soccer lineups, the FIFA executive committee of 2010 ranks among the all-time worst for bad behavior.


Beckenbauer to Deschamps 'Welcome to our club'

2018-07-17 21:10

Franz Beckenbauer, who won the Soccer World Cup as a player and a coach, welcomed Didier Deschamps "to our club!"

Poll: Beckenbauer should ditch 'Kaiser' nickname

2016-09-21 15:19

A majority of Germans believe football legend Franz Beckenbauer no longer deserves the nickname 'Kaiser Franz'.

Beckenbauer cancels Swiss trip amidst investigation

2016-09-02 14:01

Franz Beckenbauer on Friday cancelled a public appointment in Zurich, amidst the on-going investigation by Swiss prosecutors.

Cruyff was 'a brother to me' - Beckenbauer

2016-03-25 07:58

Franz Beckenbauer expressed his shock at learning of the death of Johan Cruyff, whom he said he regarded as a brother.

Beckenbauer fined, warned by FIFA

2016-02-17 16:37

Franz Beckenbauer has been fined by FIFA for refusing to co-operate with investigations into World Cup bidding.

Germany 'went to limit' in 2006 World Cup bid

2015-11-24 22:20

Franz Beckenbauer has admitted the bidding committee for the 2006 World Cup "went to the limits" to obtain the finals.

Warner denies involvement in FIFA scandal

2015-11-11 19:01

Jack Warner has denied any wrongdoing in the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany.

German football chief pledges answers

2015-11-09 17:16

Wolfgang Niersbach believe he can provide answers regarding suspicious FIFA payments ahead of a hearing on Monday.

Germany did make FIFA deal

2015-10-22 20:57

German football officials admitted a financial deal was made with FIFA in 2002 but insist all was above board.

Beckenbauer under FIFA investigation

2015-10-21 17:00

FIFA has confirmed that Franz Beckenbauer and senior vice president Angel Maria Villar Llona have been investigated for wrongdoing.

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